Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond. How to Choose the Right Avalanche Equipment. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Avalanche Equipment

How to Choose the Right Avalanche Equipment

Exploring in avalanche terrain can be incredibly dangerous and requires expert knowledge and awareness. If you are not equipped with the appropriate equipment and information, you are not only putting your life at risk, but also the lives of the people around you. The first step before you can explore in the backcountry safely is to … Read more ›

atlas, Garneau, MSR, snowshoes, tubbs. How to Choose the Right Snowshoes. Posted on Categories Equipment·Footwear·OutdoorsTags , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose the Right Snowshoes

How to Choose the Right Snowshoes

With all the snow that has fallen this winter, the conditions are ideal to put on your snowshoes and go on an adventure. For beginners, finding the right model among all those available on the market can be a little complicated. Especially that the models offered nowadays are highly specialized.You can leave the huge wooden … Read more ›

Icebreaker. Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed

Icebreaker Women’s Descender Long Sleeve ½ Zip Reviewed

I first picked up the Icebreaker Descender Long Sleeve 1/2 Zip because the beautiful Merlot colour worked for me. Then, I felt the fabric and was blown away by the softness to the touch. If, like me, you’re looking for a warm base layer or a light mid-layer for your cold-weather activities, you’ll find the … Read more ›

Anon, Ski & Snowboard. Anon Women’s Griffon Helmet Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Anon Women’s Griffon Helmet Reviewed

Anon Women’s Griffon Helmet Reviewed

  The Griffon women’s helmet from Anon is a very comfortable helmet. Although quite simple at first glance, the Griffon helmet delivered warmth and comfort during a cat skiing trip in the Monachee Mountains close to the ski town of Revelstoke, BC. The curry yellow colour is quite unattractive, however surely stands out on a … Read more ›

Barbour, Begg & Co., Bellroy, Fjällräven, Icebreaker, Nixon, prana, SAXX Underwear. Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018. Posted on Categories Buying GuidesTags , , , , , , , 1 Comment on Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner which means love is growing in the air. Pink, red and white hues add a festive touch to shop windows and romantic deals for two are popping up everywhere you look. Looking for that perfect gift for your special someone? Whether your partner is a chic and sophisticated urban … Read more ›

Norrona. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Powershield Pro Alpha Jacket Reviewed

Alpha® insulation is the new insulation on the block and slowly more and more brands are starting to discover its uniqueness and effectiveness. At a first glance, it doesn’t look like much but once I tried Norrøna’s Lofoten Powershield Alpha jacket I quickly understood what all the fuss was about. Shop Norrøna’s Alpha® Products Our … Read more ›

Dakine, Herschel Supply Co., RAINS, The North Face. Top Gym Bags of 2018. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , , , 2 Comments on Top Gym Bags of 2018

Top Gym Bags of 2018

For those following the “new year, new you” trend and hitting the gym as promised in your new year’s resolution, you need a great gym bag. If you were a committed gym goer who was dedicated before the new year started, you also deserve a great gym bag! Keep your gym gear organized and ready for … Read more ›

Peak Performance, Travel. Peak Performance Cabin Trolley Reviewed. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Peak Performance Cabin Trolley Reviewed

Peak Performance Cabin Trolley Reviewed

Here we go again… Another delayed flight, a missed connection, a canceled flight, re-routing and we all know what comes next… missing luggage. In the last month I’ve spent roughly 50hrs flying, 9hrs on tarmacs, 6hrs on buses, 5 hrs on a train, 5 countries, countless limbo hours in airports and to finish it off, 11 … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Icebreaker, Mons Royale, Norrona, Patagonia, Rab, Scarpa, The North Face. What to Wear Ice Climbing. Posted on Categories Apparel·OutdoorsTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on What to Wear Ice Climbing

What to Wear Ice Climbing

For the thrill seekers and adventurers among us, ice climbing is yet another seasonal activity that fulfills adrenaline addictions and opportunities to discover new heights and personal limits. Most commonly done over the winter months for obvious weather reasons, ice climbing is an exciting sport that deserves great respect and proper knowledge of the techniques, safety and … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Norrøna Women’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pants Reviewed

Similar to shopping for jeans, shopping for the right ski pants can also be a deceiving task. You want to find a pair that not only looks great but also functions appropriately for the type of skiing you will be doing because features are important. Norrøna’s Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro pants offer a relaxed fit and offer … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Backcountry Access, Black Diamond, Buff, Craft, Dynafit, Icebreaker, Leki, Mammut, MSR, Norrona, Patagonia, Pomoca, Ski & Snowboard. Ski Touring Guide. Posted on Categories Apparel·Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on Ski Touring Guide

Ski Touring Guide

Do you ever notice tiny-ant-people traversing across far away mountains when you are heading up the chairlift for your first run of the day? Or spot tracks zig-zagging up steep, snowy pitches leaving behind a trail like that of a snail and wonder who the heck got up there and how? This is ski touring. … Read more ›

Canada Goose, Mackage, Nobis, Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Real Fur Has Imperfections, it is a Fact. Posted on Categories Apparel·CityTags , , , Leave a comment on Real Fur Has Imperfections, it is a Fact

Real Fur Has Imperfections, it is a Fact

In the past, fur was worn for warmth and survival as opposed to style. Worn correctly, the fur trim on a hood still provides additional protection against the cold. If you enjoy wearing fur for the style, it is important to know that like humans, animals are not perfect and there will be imperfections in … Read more ›